Percentage of Adults Who Get Less Than 7 Hours of sleep in a 24 Hour Period

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 6274 29.2 0.4 28.5 30.0
GENDER
Female 3544 27.6 0.5 26.6 28.5
Male 2730 31.0 0.6 29.8 32.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 362 27.3 1.4 24.6 29.9
25-34 years 824 34.3 1.1 32.2 36.4
35-44 years 902 32.1 1.0 30.1 34.0
45-54 years 1228 33.4 0.9 31.6 35.2
55-64 years 1453 29.1 0.7 27.6 30.6
65+ years 1505 19.9 0.5 18.9 21.0
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 5890 29.3 0.4 28.5 30.1
Hispanic 357 28.8 1.5 25.8 31.7
RACE
White only 5320 28.0 0.4 27.2 28.8
Black or African American only 404 43.7 2.2 39.3 48.1
Other race only 331 29.3 1.7 25.9 32.6
More than one race 147 40.6 3.1 34.5 46.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 525 33.7 1.5 30.8 36.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 1830 30.2 0.7 28.8 31.6
Some college 2046 31.3 0.7 29.9 32.6
College graduate 1873 23.8 0.6 22.7 25.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 708 40.2 1.5 37.3 43.2
$15,000 to $24,999 1147 34.8 1.1 32.7 36.9
$25,000 to $34,999 687 30.1 1.2 27.7 32.4
$35,000 to $49,999 842 29.2 1.0 27.2 31.2
$50,000 or more 2130 25.2 0.6 24.1 26.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 3561 30.5 0.5 29.5 31.5
Out of work 344 32.7 1.7 29.2 36.1
Homemaker/Student 437 24.5 1.3 22.0 27.0
Retired 1256 19.6 0.6 18.5 20.7
Unable to work 642 50.7 1.7 47.3 54.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1430 21.2 0.7 19.9 22.5
1 to less than 20 hours 281 22.2 1.5 19.2 25.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 739 28.7 1.1 26.5 30.8
40 plus hours 2678 31.5 0.6 30.3 32.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 3269 26.5 0.5 25.6 27.4
Divorced/Separated 1308 40.1 1.1 38.0 42.2
Widowed 709 24.9 1.0 23.0 26.8
Never married 961 31.4 1.1 29.4 33.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 4180 26.8 0.4 25.9 27.6
Living with a disability 2031 38.6 0.8 37.0 40.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 287 23.4 1.5 20.6 26.3
Rural 590 27.0 1.1 24.8 29.2
Densely-settled rural 1086 30.2 0.9 28.3 32.0
Semi-Urban 1062 32.4 1.0 30.4 34.3
Urban 3249 29.0 0.5 27.9 30.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 947 36.1 1.1 33.8 38.3
Insured 5316 27.9 0.4 27.1 28.7
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 5386 28.8 0.4 28.0 29.6
Have diabetes 875 33.6 1.1 31.4 35.8
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 5497 28.4 0.4 27.6 29.2
Current asthma 728 37.1 1.4 34.4 39.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 3969 27.5 0.5 26.6 28.4
Yes 2263 34.5 0.7 33.1 35.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 5177 26.8 0.4 26.0 27.6
14+ days mental health NOT good 991 51.2 1.4 48.4 53.9
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 4728 26.6 0.4 25.8 27.4
Current smoker 1457 40.1 1.0 38.1 42.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1827 26.4 0.7 25.1 27.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 2000 28.0 0.7 26.7 29.3
Obese, BMI>=30 2123 34.9 0.7 33.5 36.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 1913 34.0 0.8 32.4 35.5
Yes 4058 27.5 0.5 26.6 28.3
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 5451 28.8 0.4 28.0 29.7
Served on active duty 820 32.1 1.1 30.0 34.3

Numerator: Respondents reporting they got less than 7 hours of sleep in a 24 hour period
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.